Slingshot senior columnist. StarCraft and CS:GO expert who pushes narratives over numbers. You can reach him at Stephen@Slingshotesports.com

Climbing White Stork Tower

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion blast On the Stork Tower is a Poem written by Wan Zhihuan in China about 1400 years ago. It’s a small poem, here it is translated: The white sun sets behind the mountains, The Yellow River flows into the sea. To see a thousand mile view,

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Entitlement of Fans

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion blast I meant to do this one a while ago but forgot. If you hadn’t seen it, there was a tweet a while back between an artist and their fan. It's too early. It's too fucking early for this pic.twitter.com/91ROVmZAsM — Aryll (@aryllins) September 25, 2016

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Give Caps a chance

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion blog Caps was recently signed onto Fnatic’s LoL team. Since then there have been private conversations leaked onto reddit and used to shame and either get him fired or banned from professional play. Ignoring the part about how that subreddit is acting in a hypocritical manner

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Fan votes for players are usually dumb

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast There is a fan vote going on for player of the year in esports. It is between Infiltration, Hungrybox, Faker, ByuN and Coldzera. It is apparently decided by twitter voting. This is a dumb idea as it conflates two different ideas: who is the best

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Thinking about aggressive and passive stances

‘Chiu on this’ is a short and regular opinion piece The first time theory I ever heard about the difference between aggressive and passive playstyles was when I was lurking through a Soul Calibur 2 competitive guide online. I do this every once in a while where I look at a guide of a game/media/history/art/whatever

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